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NNPC to establish gas power plant in Maiduguri — GMD

Written by on 9 April 2021

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), in collaboration with other stakeholders, is to establish a gas power plant in Maiduguri to address the problem of power supply in Borno. The Group Managing Director (GMD) of NNPC, Mr Mele Kyari, made this known on Friday in Maiduguri during a courtesy call on Gov. Babagana Zulum. The […]

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Norway PM fined for violating virus restrictions

Written by on 9 April 2021

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg received a hefty fine on Friday for breaking the country’s virus curbs by organising a family birthday dinner that she ended up not attending, police said. Police concluded that the dinner organised in part by Solberg had exceeded the number of guests allowed at private functions. For the infraction, the […]

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Imo attacks: Lawan calls for more funding for security agencies

Written by on 9 April 2021

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has called for increased funding for the security agencies in the wake of incessant attacks on Federal Government facilities in Imo State. Lawan, who spoke on Friday in Owerri, the Imo State capital, while commissioning the Akachi Road constructed by the Governor Hope Uzodinma-led administration, said that there was hope for […]

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SEC warns Nigerian fintechs against trading foreign stocks

Written by on 9 April 2021

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned unregistered investment-tech platforms to desist from offering foreign securities to Nigerians. SEC in a statement on Thursday said that only registered exchanges may issue, or sell foreign securities to the Nigerian public. Nigeria has witnessed the emergence of technology companies that are easing access to foreign and […]

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Aubameyang ‘totally’ committed to Arsenal -Arteta

Written by on 9 April 2021

Mikel Arteta says striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is “totally” committed to Arsenal even though he has been in and out of the team and he played down comparisons with the Mesut Ozil situation. Club captain Aubameyang signed a lucrative new three-year contract last year but has struggled for form this season and was dropped for last […]

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US to send two warships to Black Sea, says Turkey

Written by on 9 April 2021

The United States will send two warships through the Bosphorus to the Black Sea next week, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Friday, as tensions simmer between Russia and Ukraine. The ships will pass through the Bosphorus and enter the increasingly restless region on April 14 and 15 and leave on May 4 and May […]

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Imo requests’ll be quickly treated because Buhari, Lawan are our friends -Uzodinma

Written by on 9 April 2021

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, says the requests of the people of the state will be “treated expeditiously” by the Federal Government because the state has “heavyweights” like the President Muhammadu Buhari; and Senate President Ahmad Lawan as friends. The governor, who belongs to the ruling All Progressives Congress as Buhari and Lawan, stated this […]

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LASTMA official injured in attack by naval ratings

Written by on 9 April 2021

An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has been left injured after he was attacked by some naval ratings for apprehending a Volkswagen Bus. Eyewitnesses say the bus with registration number LSD 73 XT obstructed the flow of traffic at Onipanu inward Fadeyi on the Ikorodu Road in Lagos. The vehicle was later […]

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Gunmen abduct petrol station manager in Ekiti

Written by on 9 April 2021

Gunmen numbering about eight struck at a petrol station at Isan Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Thursday evening and abducted its manager, Mr Itakorodo Adebayo. Sources said the gunmen, who rode on motorcycles, invaded the petrol station, shot sporadically, and forcibly took away the victim. The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti […]

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